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Stachys Helen Von Stein

Lamb's Ears, Woundwort
$12.95 $9.71 ea.
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Large Fuzzy Silvery Foliage
Biggest leaved Lamb's Ear around. Grown for its wonderful soft velvety, silver-green foliage, as it rarely flowers. Leaf shape and texture resemble a lambs ear which kids love to rub between their fingers. Takes heat well. Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.

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Code STVS
Patent
Plant Type Perennials, Groundcovers
Species byzantina
Height Short 10"
Spacing Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time Not Applicable
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones
4-8
Soil Type Normal, Sandy
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Groundcovers

Stachys General Information

Stachys are popular for edging or as groundcover. Soft, silvery felted foliage adds pleasing texture and contrast to a border. Best in full sun with good drainage. Nice for live wreath making. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Stachys Plant Care

Prefers evenly moist but well-drained soil. Deadhead to keep plants attractive and to keep from going to seed which declines the foliage. Do not prune for winter. Clean up foliage in spring. Can be divided every 4-5 years in spring by removing rooted sections and transplanting. Benefits from partial shade in hot climates.